Costume Colour Plates


I stumbled across these dusty old books at the library last week. ‘Peasant Costume in Europe‘, illustrated by Kathleen Mann.


First published in 1931 – I love the vintage style of the illustrations, the intense colour & pattern combinations.

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Peasant Costume in Europe, by Kathleen Mann, with Notes by J. A. Corbin (Volume 1 & Volume 2)

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